Rest & Renewal Shared Medical Group

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"Rest & Renewal" Shared Medical Group Visits are for those who want to be supported in making your own desired lifestyle changes. Sign up for the group if you:

  • are a registered patient with HCMC,
  • have Medicare, Medical Assistance, Hennepin Health or have the HCMC / Hennepin County health plan (co-pays and deductibles may apply same as a one-on–one visit, please check with your insurer),
  • are interested in holistic, integrative and functional health and wellbeing and
  • intend to attend all sessions to provide feedback.

Time and Location

Wednesdays from 12:45pm – 2:45pm, Group Visit Room, Whittier Clinic, 2nd Floor

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This program runs monthly. Please view the following schedule for group visits:

  • Calming Stress through Resilience, November 15
  • Restoring Optimal Sleep, November 22
  • Honoring the Body with Nutrition, November 29
  • Centering with Mindfulness and Movement, December 6
  • Connecting with Heart and Meaning, December 13
  • Celebrating the Whole Person, December 20

Sign up for one session, which equals four visits in one month. To sign up, call Cass McLaughlin at 612-873-8048.

Look for more topics to come so you can continue your journey towards health and wellbeing.

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Kara Parker, MD is a doctor and teacher at Whittier Clinic who is trained in Lifestyle and Functional Medicine. She has a passion to gather patients together to discover and share ways to thrive.